Kelly Hannan

Practice Focus

  • Securities Litigation
    • Active in all areas of corporate securities litigation including shareholder disputes, oppression actions as well as civil claims for breach of fiduciary duty, secondary market misrepresentation and other securities related causes of action
    • Former prosecution counsel with the Alberta Securities Commission, now representing individuals and companies involved in investigations and prosecutions under the Alberta Securities Act including misrepresentation, insider trading and market manipulation matters
  • Energy Litigation
    • Broad range of experience in contractual, joint venture, accounting, royalty, operator and other energy related disputes
    • Environmental liabilities including cost allocation claims and environmental enforcement defence
  • Construction Litigation
    • Experience in industrial, oil & gas, commercial and institutional construction disputes including claims involving product liability, delay and cost overruns, and faulty design and workmanship
    • Representation of owners, contractors, engineering firms and consultants
  • Commercial & General Litigation
    • Extensive experience in contract and tort-based commercial claims
    • Experienced in applications for injunctive relief, attachment orders, Anton Piller orders and orders appointing receivers, receiver-managers and inspectors  

Practice Areas


  • University of British Columbia, Bachelor of Laws, 2005
  • University of Calgary, Bachelor of Arts, History, 2001

Bar Admission

  • Alberta 2006

Professional Associations

  • Member, Law Society of Alberta
  • Member, Canadian Bar Association
  • Member, Calgary Bar Association


  • Presenter, Managing Urgent Events that Will Result in Litigation, Association of Corporate Counsel of Alberta (ACC), November 2017
  • Presenter, Dealing with a Live Litigation Event, BD&P Client Litigation Seminar, December, 2016